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Rockwood Resident Wins $100,000 With Encore

Congratulations to Sylvia Fisher of Rockwood for winning $100,000 with Encore (February 3, 2018 Lottario draw). Sylvia matched the last six of seven Encore numbers in exact order to win the $100,000 prize. The winning ticket was purchased at Delrex

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Special Weather Statement In Effect – 5 To 10 cm Of Snow Saturday

Special weather statement in effect for: Toronto Burlington – Oakville Caledon Halton Hills – Milton Mississauga – Brampton Newmarket – Georgina – Northern York Region Pickering – Oshawa – Southern Durham Region Uxbridge – Beaverton – Northern Durham Region Vaughan

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Special Weather Statement In Effect – February 9, 2018

Another special weather statement is in effect, warning about heavy snow during the day today. Environment Canada is warning drivers to plan extra time to reach their destination due to “poor winter driving conditions from accumulating snow”. The whole weekend

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Police Make Arrest in Orangeville Break and Enter Spree

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 35-year-old male with several criminal offences in connection to a break and enter spree earlier this week. On Sunday, February 4, 2018, at approximately 12:20am, a lone male broke into the

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Four Youths Arrested After Crashing Stolen Car in Caledon

Four 16-year-old boys are facing charges after being crashing a stolen vehicle last Friday morning. Just before noon on February 2, 2018, an officer from the Caledon OPP’s Traffic Unit was stationed on Bramalea Road when a 2017 Ford Fusion

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Caledon OPP Appeal for Public’s Help in Identifying LCBO Thieves

Members of the Caledon OPP Detachment are asking for the public’s help in solving a number of robberies of the LCBO in Bolton that took place between January 19 and January 31, 2018. The first suspect has been observed stealing

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Orangeville Swim Club Takes Home 138 Medals At A Regional Championship Meet

The Orangeville Otters Swim Club had an impressive weekend, breaking records at the Huronia Regional Short Course Championship in Bracebridge. A record 65 Otter swimmers qualified for the meet and came home with an unprecedented 138 medals. That put the

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Headwaters Health Care Centre Holds Mock Active Shooter Drill

On Sunday February 4, Headwaters Health Care Centre was the site of an armed intruder/active shooter emergency preparedness exercise. Held in partnership with Orangeville Police Service, County of Dufferin Corporate Services, and Dufferin County Paramedic Services, the mock emergency event

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Two Break And Enters Have Orangeville Police Searching For The Suspect

Police in Orangeville got a call last Sunday for several broken windows at the County of Dufferin Community Services building located at 30 Centre Street. A male entered the building at 12:20 a.m .carrying a sledge hammer and long bar.

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Routine Traffic Stop Leads to Drug and Firearm Seizure in Caledon

A couple from Guelph are facing several charges after Police found much more than they were expecting when they pulled over their speeding car in Caledon Monday evening. Just after 7:30 p.m. on February 5, 2018, a Caledon OPP officer

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Steve Paikin Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegations Made By Sarah Thomson

Veteran journalist Steve Paikin is responding to a sexual-harassment allegation made against him, saying it left him “gobsmacked” and the quest to reclaim his reputation “begins now.” The longtime host on TV Ontario writes on Facebook that the allegation was

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Arson Suspected After A Fire In Orangeville This Morning

Orangeville Police is investigating an arson that took place early this morning in a vacant commercial unit at 510 Riddell Road. It was reported to police that the glass in the main entry door of the unit was broken. Police

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Truck Stolen From A Home In Orangeville

A pick-up truck was stolen from the driveway of a Joshua Road home, late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. The owner of the Ford F-150 pick-up truck reports that the truck was in the driveway of his home at 10

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$25,000 Damage Done To The County of Dufferin Community Services Building

Orangeville Police are investigating a break and enter that happened early Sunday morning at the County of Dufferin Community Services building, 30 Centre Street in Orangeville. A male entered the building just after 12 am carrying a sledge hammer and

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Full List: 87 More Grocery Stores Have Been Approved To Sell Beer

On Friday the Province announced the latest round of grocery stores that will be able to sell beer and cider. 87 more stores (including 11 independent grocers) are adding beer and cider, starting in April. This is in addition to over

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